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Highway 2 near Essex closed for avalanche mitigation

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Posted at 10:20 AM, Feb 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-24 14:07:58-05

KALISPELL — People driving along US Highway 2 near Glacier National Park could find some extensive delays on Wednesday.

The Montana Department of Transportation reports that delays of up to two hours are possible between Essex and Snowslip.

The road will be closed due to avalanche mitigation efforts along the section of US Highway 2.

MDT reports that traffic will be escorted through the area when possible to help ease traffic congestion in the area.